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Information Morning Cape Breton

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Start your weekdays with Information Morning with Steve Sutherland on both Radio One and Radio Two. CBC Radio's Information Morning Cape Breton helps listeners better understand and explore the challenges in our island's future, remember their past and celebrate their neighbours' accomplishments.

Start your weekdays with Information Morning with Steve Sutherland on both Radio One and Radio Two. CBC Radio's Information Morning Cape Breton helps listeners better understand and explore the challenges in our island's future, remember their past and celebrate their neighbours' accomplishments.
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Sydney, NS

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CBC

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Start your weekdays with Information Morning with Steve Sutherland on both Radio One and Radio Two. CBC Radio's Information Morning Cape Breton helps listeners better understand and explore the challenges in our island's future, remember their past and celebrate their neighbours' accomplishments.

Language:

English

Contact:

CBC Cape Breton - Sydney 500 George Street Sydney, Nova Scotia B1P 1K6 (902) 595-5556


Episodes

Bringing together the Mi'kmaw, Acadian, Gaelic, and African-Nova Scotian cultures

6/22/2018
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A Big Welcome in Wagmatcook for the upcoming Multicultural and Diversity Summit - featuring speakers and discussions around cultural barriers and promoting diversity in the Mi'kmaq, Afro-Nova Scotian, Acadian and the Gaelic communities. Robert Bernard is the founder of the event, and the manager of the Wagmatcook Culture and Heritage Centre.

Duration:00:08:24

Non-indigenous teacher learns to speak mi'kmaw

6/21/2018
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A principal in Eskasoni has words with one of her school's teachers... Plenty of them, as she helps him learn the Mi'kmaq language. Eskasoni Elementary and Middle School Principal Dawn Stevens and teacher Tyler Thorne join us to talk about their lessons and his reasons for learning the language.

Duration:00:09:06

Did the residential school experience impact families on a genetic level?

6/21/2018
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Meet Aaron Prosper from Eskasoni First Nation, he's a neuroscience student at Dalhousie University. Aaron is studying whether residential school trauma affects people on a genetic level, the research is being done through the lens of the field of EPIGENETICS

Duration:00:08:36

Attempt to oust the Warden of Inverness County

6/21/2018
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Currently, Betty Ann MacQuarrie is the Warden of Inverness County... But four of the six county councillors, including John Dowling, would like to oust her from that position at a special meeting on Friday morning. Reporter Wendy Martin spoke to both Warden MacQuarrie and Councillor Dowling.

Duration:00:08:24

Then & Now: "Millionaire" MacNeil and the Inverary Inn

6/20/2018
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With the main building of the Inverary Inn in ashes, community historian Jim St. Clair sifts through the past and profiles the man who built the original structure more than 125 years - Neil "Millionaire" MacNeil.

Duration:00:11:00

Deputy Minister on Income Assistance reform

6/20/2018
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After some criticism that the province's review of income assistance was lacking input from people who are actually ON income assistance... Nova Scotia's Deputy Minister of Community Services, Lynn Hartwell, is travelling the province to reach out in person, and she joins us to talk about new changes being introduced.

Duration:00:14:10

Introducing Theatre Kompakt

6/19/2018
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Meet two members of Cape Breton's newest theatre company - Theatre Kompakt - they say they're dedicated to "engaging scripts that provide powerful roles for actors" - and they mount their first-ever production this week. Jenn Tubrett and Lindsay Thompson give us a preview.

Duration:00:10:13

The Information Morning Popcorn Interview: Ryan Snoddon

6/18/2018
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CBC Nova Scotia's new meteorologist is Ryan Snoddon. He's been with CBC in Newfoundland and Labrador, for the past 10 years. And to welcome him to Nova Scotia, we got him to sit down and take our patented Information Morning popcorn interview.

Duration:00:03:33

Making northern Cape Breton a winter adventure tourism destination

6/18/2018
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An Adventure in Tourism... Following last week's presentation to Victoria County Council, we speak with an adventure tourism expert from B.C. about what he sees for the Aspy Bay area and what it would take to make Cape Breton a winter tourism destination.

Duration:00:08:13

Canadian retaliatory tariffs will hit the NS recreational boating industry

6/15/2018
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We've heard alot about Trump's tariffs but some Canadian industries are more worried about Canada's countermeasures. Hear how the Maritimes' recreational boating industry stands to suffer... Patricia Nelder is head of the Atlantic Marine Trades Association / Boating Atlantic.

Duration:00:07:00

The options for preventing flooding in southend Sydney

6/15/2018
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We explore some of the options for flood mitigation in downtown Sydney. CBCL, the engineering firm that analyzed the current floodplains... say nothing will prevent the kind of flooding we saw on Thanksgiving Day 2016. But there are options to provide SOME relief for SOME areas. Alexander Wilson of CBCL explains.

Duration:00:16:20

Inverary Resort update one week after the fire

6/14/2018
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Matt MacAulay, operations manager of the Inverary Resort in Baddeck, updates us on developments since a fire destroyed the historic main lodge at his resort.

Duration:00:08:36

The latest on a new park for North Sydney

6/13/2018
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The Victory Park Society is a volunteer group formed after the sale of Archibald's Wharf in North Sydney. The group hopes to build a new greenspace park on the waterfront. Victory Park Society chair, Ryan Duff, says the group has revised its original plan and will update the community at a public information session.

Duration:00:09:00

Atlantic salmon stocks down again

6/12/2018
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Wild Atlantic salmon numbers drop for a second consecutive year... we ask Lewis Hinks, Director of Programs for Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island for the Atlantic Salmon Federation, how Nova Scotia's wild salmon are doing.

Duration:00:10:41

Heavy cannabis use linked with lower salary, poor health

6/11/2018
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A new study tracks cannabis use in young people - and looks at the long-term impact on their health and relationships - even on education and salary. Kara Thompson is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology at St. F.X. University, and the lead author.

Duration:00:08:59

New foundation to bring in charitable dollars for Atlantic First Nations

6/8/2018
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Getting access to charitable funds may be a little easier now for First Nations communities across the Maritimes through a new foundation that has been created. Chris Googoo, the Chief Operating Officer for the Ulnooweg Indigenous Communities Foundation, explains.

Duration:00:07:32

New study means some women can skip chemotherapy

6/8/2018
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Is it safe for some breast cancer patients to skip chemotherapy? A Nova Scotia cancer doctor says yes... based on a new study he heard discussed at a conference in Chicago. Dr. Tallal Younis, a medical oncologist, a professor at Dalhousie's Medical School, and the co-chair of the provincial breast cancer site team, explains the significance of the new study.

Duration:00:09:12

Bird feeder disease back again

6/7/2018
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Dr. Megan Jones, Regional Director of the Canadian Wildlife Health Co-Operative in Atlantic Canada, explains why we should be paying a little more attention to the birds in our backyard now that a disturbing disease (Trichomonosis) is once again affecting Nova Scotia's bird population.

Duration:00:11:08

Fire at the Inverary Resort

6/7/2018
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The main building of the Inverary Resort in Baddeck was destroyed by fire in the early hours of Thursday morning. Victoria Standard publisher Andrew Brooks was on the scene starting at 4 a.m.

Duration:00:12:34

CBRM Council Moment: How much do we get from the province?

6/6/2018
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Cape Breton Regional Municipal Councillors discussed provincial funding and the lack of fairness again. The CBRM's chief financial officer presented a report showing the municipality receives just over 15 million dollars a year, BUT pays back more than 17 million each year to the province in mandated costs. Hear some of their debate.

Duration:00:06:40